What is another word for unconcern?

Pronunciation: [ʌnkənsˈɜːn] (IPA)

Unconcern refers to the attitude of not having any care or interest in a particular matter. There are various synonyms for the word unconcern, such as indifference, apathy, nonchalance, aloofness, disinterest, passivity, detachment, and lack of concern. Indifference is the state of being impartial or having a dispassionate attitude towards something, while apathy refers to a lack of emotion or enthusiasm. Nonchalance implies a calm and casual attitude towards something, whereas aloofness suggests being distant or unapproachable. Disinterest is the lack of enthusiasm or curiosity, while passivity is the tendency not to take action or initiate any effort. Detachment refers to maintaining emotional distance from a situation, while lack of concern simply means not caring about something.

What are the hypernyms for Unconcern?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Unconcern?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for unconcern (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for unconcern?

Unconcern is a word that refers to a lack of interest, care or worry towards something. Its antonymic pairs may include concern, interest or involvement. Concern is the opposite of unconcern, it points to being interested, worried or affected by something. Interest can also serve as an antonym of unconcern, which refers to finding value or attraction in something. Involvement is another antonym, as it suggests being actively engaged or investing oneself in a particular matter. To fully understand the meaning of unconcern, one must understand its antonyms too. These terms provide a sense of contrast that sheds light on what unconcern is and what it isn't.

What are the antonyms for Unconcern?

Usage examples for Unconcern

I would stalk off with apparent unconcern, seeking some place where I could fall unseen to the ground and weep.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
He generally passed them with apparent unconcern, till one little brute ventured to bite him in the back of the leg.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
He thought that Katharine was treating the matter with curious unconcern; she scarcely seemed aware of the gravity of what she was saying; he did not understand the position at all.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf

Famous quotes with Unconcern

  • If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture, then this poses a serious challenge.
    James S. Coleman
  • These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld.
    Karl Philipp Moritz
  • When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep.
    Billy Sunday
  • Certain souls seem hard because they are capable of strong feelings, and they sometimes go to rather extreme lengths their apparent unconcern and cruelty are but ways, known only to themselves, of feeling more strongly than others.
    Marquis de Sade
  • This extreme air of abstraction, of empty and bland removedness, was almost terrifying. It was that kind of unconcern that humbled the ardent, the passionate of nature, and made them wonder why they were expending so much energy of body and spirit when every day but led them to the worms. Deadyawn, by temperament or lack of it, achieved unwittingly what wise men crave: equipoise.
    Mervyn Peake

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